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Jana M. Simmons

associate Professor

Dr. Jana M. Simmons
Secchia Center
15 Michigan St. NE, #617
Grand Rapids, MI 49503

Office: (616) 234-2787
Location:  Secchia Center


  • Ph.D. 2010, Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University
  • Certificate in College Teaching, 2010, College of Natural Science, MSU
  • BS. 2004, Biochemistry, Alma College


  • 2017, Green Apple Award nominee, student voted teaching award
  • 2016, Teacher Scholar Award; College of Human Medicine, Michigan State University
  • 2014, Office of Medical Education, Research and Development Scholarship Mini-grant Award; Michigan State University
  • 2010, Dissertation Completion Fellowship; College of Natural Science, Michigan State University
  • 2009, Sigma Xi - MSU chapter Graduate Student Award
  • 2009, MSU Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology, Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award
  • 2006-2007, Future Academic Scholars in Teaching (FAST) fellow, MSU